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Technology Trends in Trail Running – 2016

“What are the latest technology trends, and how will that shape the sport of trail running?” Technology Trends in Trail Running – 2016 from Scott Dunlap This was the question that fellow Silicon Valley nerd Richard Bolt (of the American Trail Running Association ) and I set out to answer for the US Trail Running Conference in Estes, CO, last weekend.  We wrote a presentation called ” Technology Trends in Trail Running – 2016 ” that explores some of the recent trends in technology, how it is (and could) impact the sport of trail running, and highlights some of the gadgets we can expect to see in 2017. Our audience was primarily Race Directors, so you’ll see some takeaways in there for those who organize races

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Latest Tech In Running/Adventuring – Know Any Good Ones?

Back in 2013, I put together a “looking forward” presentation about the future of technology in running and outdoor sports.

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Proton Therapy: A Better Way to Destroy Tumors and Spare Normal Tissue

13 comments By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Proton therapy uses charged particles to target tumors with precision while reducing the risk of treatment-related side effects.

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Scan Safety: A Radiation Reality Check

10 comments By Esther Napolitano, BS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 Medical physicist Lawrence Dauer explains what you should know about the use and safety of tests such as CT scans that use radiation to obtain images of the body.

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Study Reveals How Some Breast Cancers Become Resistant to Targeted Drugs

Add a Comment By Julie Grisham, MS, Science Writer/Editor   |  Monday, November 17, 2014 A study of one patient’s disease has clarified why tumors stop responding to a class of experimental drugs called PI3K inhibitors. read more

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Why Consider Robotic Surgery for Lung, Esophageal, and Other Chest Cancers?

9 comments By Andrea Peirce, BA, Writer/Editor   |  Thursday, August 28, 2014 Less trauma and faster recovery are among the reasons that thoracic surgeon Bernard Park says people should consider robotic surgery for removing a cancer in the chest. read more

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Tumor DNA in Bloodstream May Yield New Cancer Insights

1 comment By Jim Stallard, MA, Writer/Editor   |  Monday, August 11, 2014 Experimental pathologist Jorge Reis-Filho explains how tumor DNA obtained from the blood could lead to noninvasive — yet highly sensitive — ways of detecting and monitoring cancer in the body.

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